Disjointed weather patterns are too unclear to suggest farmers are heading into a El Nino event.
Angus NZ president wary of beef prices rising beyond the budget of everyday shoppers.
A herd of chocolate-red cattle is brightening up a Manawatu sheep and a beef farming couple's lives.
Prizewinning pig's future was shaky after being auctioned but he has surfaced to a new life as a breeding boar.
Retired farmer asks politicians to look again at how inflation is managed.
A cow with a distinctive kiwi-shaped marking on its forehead has been spotted on a Tasman lifestyle block.
Celebrity chef Simon Holst says $7 a block is a pretty steep price for a block of butter.
Angus NZ president wary of beef prices rising too high and escalating beyond the budget of everyday shoppers who might turn to meat alternatives.
Beef prices have continued to rise this week, with prices surging a "whopping" 8 per cent in US dollar terms.
Demand for black-market Christmas dinners could be behind a rash of livestock thefts, police say.
Overseas market demand, rather than an easing in the NZ dollar, is said to have had the greatest impact on this season's wool prices.
Although Motueka's severe hailstorm was devastating for orchardists, the national impact will be slight because the affected area was relatively small.
Motueka growers have been heartened by a visit from Minister of Primary Industries Nathan Guy, who saw the region's hail damage for himself yesterday.
Canterbury pig farmers Steve and Josie Sterne are South Island Farmers of the Year.
A hailstorm may cost a South Canterbury orchard company up to two thirds of its apple crop.
New Zealand scientists are passionate about their part in world-leading research into the debilitating disease leptospirosis.
A look in more detail about the disease of Leptospirosis in people.
A Marlborough beekeeper is still buzzing over her win at this year's Enterprising Rural Women Awards.
Global cosmetic, health food and medical industries look to a small-town Kiwi business for vital ingredients.
Farmers need to know what they are taking on when signing sharemilking agreements.
Capable, durable, versatile, it, could be said that farmers, are the ultimate DIYers, the, quintessential kiwi blokes.
Shane Jones has disappeared from political life, now he's a heavyweight in a multibillion-dollar industry.
Live fish caught in New Zealand's inshore fisheries could soon be winging or swimming their way to lucrative markets in Australia and Asia.